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Egypt-UK seminar on countering terrorism

Sunday، 15 May 2022 - 03:44 PM

The Egyptian Armed Forces organized the Egyptian British Seminar for Counter Terrorism (EBS-CT 2022) within the framework of the Armed Forces’ keenness to support cooperation and transfer expertise with friendly countries.

The activities of the EBS-CT 22 come within the framework of the armed forces taking executive measures based on scientific foundations to confront all the causes of the phenomenon of terrorism.

Addressing the gathering, Chairman of the Military Intelligence Service Maj. Gen. Khaled Megawer welcomed the British delegation, stressing the importance of exchanging expertise to keep abreast of developments regarding terrorism. He touched upon Egypt’s success story in fighting terrorism.

British Air Marshal Joy Martin Sampson, Senior Advisor to the British Chief of Defence Staff for Middle East and North Africa, for his part hailed as strategic relations with Egypt, stressing the importance of cooperation to fight terrorism.

The seminar included a number of lectures and debates that focus on threats and challenges posed by terrorism, as well as the psychological and social dimensions of this phenomenon.

The cyber security seminar was attended by an array of academics and expertise from both sides.

The forum’s activities were attended by commanders of the armed forces, leaders from the Interior Ministry, members of the Foreign Ministry, the Administrative Control Authority, some university presidents and professors, students of the Nasser Higher Military Academy and the College of Commanders and Staff, some tribal chiefs from Sinai, in addition to MPs from the House of Representatives and Senate.

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